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ABC
Aug 21, 2013 2:35am EDT
. this does not need to happen again. >> reporter: a wave of emotions triggered by michael brandon hill, 20-year-old man from the atlanta area who managed to get into a school that is usually locked armed with an assault rifle and other weapons. >> he entered that property coming in we suspect behind some one. he started to fire from inside of the school at our officers. >> reporter: hill ran into the office of school clerk antoinette tuff. >> a young man ready to kill anybody he co>> reporter: she sy kept the gunman at bay even talked him into sur roundering. >> i asked him to put all the weapons down. put the gun on the table. told him to play on the loor. and told the police he was giving himself up. >> reporter: while tuff verbally disarmed the gunman, teachers rushed the children out ofhe school single file. anxious parents waited for any word about their kids. then the good news spread like wildfire. >> everybody is safe! everybody is safe! >> reporter: safe at the end of the day that could have easily turned into a tragedy. the suspect was arrested earlier this year for terrorist thr
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 4:30am EDT
:00. >> new information about the man on fire on tuesday. >> michael brandon hill said he had nothing to live for and a wanted to go to a mental hospital. robert gray has more. >> a neartr tragedy avoid. officials in georgia are giving more details about michael brandon hill, the man they say walked in an elementary school on tuesday afternoon with a gun and opened fire. no one wad your and hill eventually surrendered after exchanging gun fire with policel 911 calls released on wednesday giving us a glimpse inside the standoff. >> he said to tell home it backoff. ep doesn't want the kids. hean wants the police.olic back off? what else though he don't care if he die. he don't having in to live for i and he said he is not not mentally stable.tabl >> the school administrator kept repeating the threat to take his own life. lif >> tell them to stand down now. >> i'm giving the instruction.he >> she's giving the instruction. >> he he said he should justt shoot himself. >> they say he had nearly 500 rounds of ammo, an ak-47 and several weapons on him when he entered the school.ol they don't know the
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 5:30am EDT
identified as 25-year-old michael brandon hill firing at least half a dozen shots from inside the ronald e. mcnair elementary school as officers swarmed around that campus, they returned fire once the man was determined to be alone and hill eventually surrendered shortly after thanks in large part to a staff member who sat with him and talked him into surrendering. a number of weapons were found with hill. the exact number has not been released just yet. just a week into a new school year more than 800 students in pre-k through fifth grade were evacuated. buses arrived and delivered those students to a nearby shopping center where their parents were waiting to pick them up. that school superintendent michael therma is praising faculty and authorities who were able to get the students out to safety and following all the plans that were in place as they were put in by the school. teachers and students made it out unharmed. investigators are trying to figure out how michael brandon hill got through the school's tight security system and got inside the building. >>> 5:35 right now, christian m
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 6:30am EDT
out this way with no one -- no one killed. >> police say michael brandon hill eventually surrendered. he is facing charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threats. >>> a 9-1-1 dispatcher helped deliver a baby boy on route 100. megan blizzard was talking to the dad taking him through the process when he brought his new son into the world. listen. >> place the balm of your hand against and apply firm and gentle pressure to keep the baby's head from moving too fast. okay? >> the baby's out. >> he's completely out now? >> yes, yes. okay. is the baby crying and breathing? >> yes. >> okay. okay. do you have a towel or a t- shirt or a cloth or anything like that with you? >> we have a towel. >> it is amazing how calm she stayed through that entire process. the newborn baby's named demon and his parents are at the anne arundel medical center right now. everyone doing fine. this is the first time where there was actually a delivery while blizzard was on the other end of that phone line. >>> a person's last wish made a lot of people very happy. a helicopter dumped $10,000 in cash over th
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
accused of terrorizing them, michael brandon hill, faces terrorist threats and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. hill has a history of mental health issues and a troubled past. his brother said it was only a matter of time before he went off. >> i couldn't tell you what his mind-set was when he went in there. i can tell you he's got a long hex of medical disorders and including bipolar. >> reporter: we're learning more about that hero book keep are antoinette tuft. she single handedly talked him down. >> he said no one loved him. >> i said i loved him. she spent hours with hill, convincing him to put the gun down. >> taking everything out of his pocket, all the magazines he had loaded, all the additional weapons and everything he had on him out of the bag and put the bag on the counter. >> reporter: tuft, other staff and students were congratulated by the principal who promised teaching and learning will go on. >>> teaching and learning will go on in baltimore county. >> sense the shooting leaders from the baltimore county public school system said they have taken steps to
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm EDT
brandon hill was carrying an ak-47 that he took from a friend's home. his family say he has a history of psychiatric issues and he
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm EDT
elementary school on tuesday. 20-year-old michael brandon hill brought nearly 500 rounds of ammunition along with ak-47 rifle. cops say hill has a criminal history that included violence and threats. he was currently on probation. cops haven't said what the motive is here. edge on d.c. as mayor vincent gray is yet to receive the new living wage bill. it would see current minimum wage increase to $12.50 an hour and wal-mart who has a billion dollars or more. more than 40 days the bill remains in the hands of the council. >> i can tell you this, i haven't received it despite my best efforts, look why don't you send us the bill. it will come back in one of two conditions, signed or vetoed. if you tell me what day you want it back, i promise i will send it back that day. this is day 42. >> officials with wal-mart threatened to stop plans for expansion in d.c. if the mayor signs the bill. straight ahead, a mysterious illness sends vice president joe biden's son to the hospital. someone owes obama several hundred bucks over the past few years. when it is the president, you might need to pay him. >
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
more about michael brandon hill. he has a long history of mental illness and had enough ammo to kill hundreds of students. mark straws man has more. >> michael brandon hill took this photo of himself holding what police believe is the same ak-47 that he snuck into this elementary school. in the main office the 20-year-old confronted a school employee who called 911. >> okay. stay on the line with me, ma'am. where are you? >> i'm he in the front office. oh, he just went outside and started shooting. >> reporter: you can hear hill giving orders to police through his hostage. >> tell them to stand down now. tell him to stand down now, he said. >> reporter: the gunman demanded that police pull back. >> he doesn't want the kids, he want the police. back off and what else, sir? he said he don't care if he die. he don't have nothing to live for. and he said he's not mentally stable. >> reporter: hill stepped outside the school three times to fire at police before putting down the gun and agreeing to surrender. >> i just want you to know that i love you though, okay? and i'm proud of you. th
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
-- michael brandon hill. fortunately, no one was injured. the 911 tapes were released today. on them, you will hear school bookkeeper antoinette tufs. here's mark strassmann. >> reporter: suspect michael brandon hill took this photo of himself holding what police believe is the same ak-47 that he sneaked in to the elementary school yesterday afternoon. in the main office, the 20-year- old confronted a school employee who called 911. you can hear hill giving orders to police through his hostage. the gunman demanded that police pull back. hill stepped outside the school three times to fire at police before putting down the gun and agreeing to surrender. >> reporter: ray davis is the case's lead detective. >> he had approximately 500 rounds of ammo with him. >> reporter: how did he get his hands on the ak? >> he obtained the weapon, we believe, from an acquaintance. >> reporter: the acquaintance gave him the gun or he took the gun? >> we can't say at this point, but we believe he obtained it from the house of an acquaintance. >> reporter: davis would not elaborate on hill's motive, but his
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 5:00am EDT
get a first look at the suspect. he is 20-year-old michael brandon hill. he fired at least half a dozen shots. eventually surrendering still carrying weapons. hill has had a troubled past friends said. he is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. hundreds of parents who were eager to be reunited with their kids they waited at a nearby wal-mart as school buses pulled up tearings began to flow. >> me and my kids started crying other people started crying. nobody want to get hurt. >> those poor kids. the school superintendent says the gunman slipped through the front door unnoticed. they will review their security procedure. >> new details of a tragic death of an australia college student. captured a chilling account of the student's final moments. >> (indiscernible) he fell over in the ditch. >> turned the >> the three suspects all teenagers say they shot christopher lane to death because they were bored. investigators say they drove behind lane as he was jogging and shot him in the back. one of th
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am PDT
with abc's kristin fisher. >> reporter: 20-year-old michael brandon hill is in police custody this morning. but his motive for terrorizing this atlanta elementary school may never be understood. even his own brother is at a loss. >> i couldn't tell you what his mindset was when he went up in there. i honestly can tell you he has a long history of medical disorders and everything. going to -- including bipolar. >> reporter: timothy hill says his brother has a troubled past. he was arrested earlier this year for alleged terrorist threats and acts and sentenced to probation and anger management. and yesterday, he alledgedly threatened to kill everyone at the ronald mcnair learning academy. >> he said, i'm not playing. this is for real. this is not for show. >> reporter: armed with an assault rifle, he slipped into the school and barricaded himself inside the front office. as he opened fire on the police officers outside, school clerk, antoinette tuff tried to talk him down. >> he was going to end his life and take all the cops and everybody with him. he had a look that he was willing to kill.
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 1:40am PDT
in the shooting in the atlanta area school. police say 20-year-old michael brandon hill armed with an assault rifle and other weapons when he entered the school. >> the clerk in the office managed to talk the young man out of his deadly plan. with more here is abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: these are pictures no parent wants to see and they're frighteningly familiar. desperate teachers at the ronald e. mcnair learning acad me outside atlanta, rushing the young children single file away from danger. a police officer at the child's level telling her it will be all right. inside the grade school, a man with a gun losing his mind. >> there were shots that were fired. exactly how many, and how that all transpired i just don't have the details. >> reporter: police identified the gunman as 20-year-old michael brandon hill. they say he entered the front office with an ak-47 knock-off and a number of weapons he told the receptionist to call local abc affiliate wsb to send police a message. >> i thought perhaps it was a prank. >> reporter: the tv station says he wanted a news crew to come to the sc
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 3:00am PDT
, as gunfire erupts in their school. inside 20-year-old michael brandon hill, armed with what police say was an ak-47 and another of other weapons takes the workers hostage and tells them to call a tv station with a chilling message. >> i've never experienced anything like this. he wanted us to start filming as people die. >> reporter: the gunman started firing and officers returned fire. one convinced him to surrender. >> i told him my life story and he put his weapons down and i told the police he was giving himself up. >> reporter: children had to be escorted from buses away from the school before being reunited with their anxious parents. now in police custody hill faces charges including aggravated assault on a police officer, terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. parents complain of a lack of communication. most say they heard it on the local news. >> after they put the kids on lockdown and secured the kids the parents should have been called immediately. >> reporter: there are new fears about security from parents deeply shaken by what could have ha
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am EDT
surrendered to police who identified him as michael brandon hill. investigators say the 20-year-old has no ties to the school. >>> in mexico teachers have taken to the streets to protest against plans to grade them on their performance. mexico's president said the reforms are necessary so his country can compete with the rest of the world. we have this report. >> this is how teachers try to get their voices heard in mexico. they occupy the main plaza and try to pressure leaders with people power. thousands are now camped out here. their aim, to block the implementation of state run schools in part evaluating teachers. these teachers are hoping that their leaders will hold high-level meetings with congress to convince them to change or derail the education reform. when request for meeting was rejected this is how some teachers reacted. 20 police injured, three of them hospitalized. teachers have been protesting the reform for months. under the new law for the first time an independent commission can hire and fire teachers and grade their performance. that power had until now held by the
CW
Aug 20, 2013 10:00pm PDT
is identified as michael brandon hill. police say he exchanged gunfire with school officers, but no one was hit. there's no apparent connection between the school and hill. >>> it took a san rafael jury just five hours to find joseph naso guilty of murder. the 79-year-old defendant was charged with killing four prostitutes, dating back to 1977. he is also convicted of several circumstances that make him eligible for the death penalty. >>> the city of san francisco, demanding nevada pay up for dumping mentally ill patients in california. 500 patients have been discharged from a nevada hospital since 2008 and given one way bus tickets to california. he's threatening to sue unless the city is reimbursed. it cost the city of san francisco a half a million dollars to treat and house those patients. >>> san jose police are looking for a gunman who opened fire on a vietnamese restaurant. one died at the hospital, and police say the shooting appears to be random. this is san jose's 31st homicide of the year. >>> contra costa county has been forced to close nearly half a dozen fire stations. the county
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 12:35am PDT
alleged weapons. the police say it is michael brandon hill, who was recently arrested for aggravated assault on a police officer, terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a felon. his connection to the school is unclear, he approached the school. >> when he came in the door, he came in the door with the gun drawn. and so when me and the other teacher was looking, he said i'm not playing. this is for real, this is not a show. >> reporter: shots were fired, thankfully with nobody injured. young students were rushed, many ran away from danger. police stormed the building. in a bizarre twist, the gunman asked antoinette to call our local abc affiliate. >> she said she was in the school and that the gunman was there and that he wanted channel 2 news to come to the school. >> i got to the first number, i called channel 2, and he said tell them this, tell them to get out here. >> i asked why he wanted channel 2 to come, and she said he wants you to start filming as police officers die. >> he was going to end his life and take all the cops and everybody with him. >> and i knew then
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 4:30am PDT
into surrendering. >> 20-year-old michael brandon hill is in custody but the motive for terrorizing this atlanta healthty school will never be understood even his brother is at a loss. >> i could not tell you what his mine set was. i can say he has a long history of medical disorders including bipolar. >> he says his brother has a troubled past and arrested early this year foaled terrorist threats and sentenced to probation and anger management. yesterday, he allegedly threatened to kill everyone at the learning academy. >> he said "i'm not playing this is for real, that is not a game." he slipped into the school and barricaded himself inside the front office. he opened fire on the believes outside school clerk tried to talk him down. >> he was going to end his life and take the cops with him. he had a look on him that he was willing to kill and he said it. he said that he didn't have any reason to live and that he knew he was going to die today. >> she talked him into surrendering as teachers rushed the children out of the school. >> i give it to god. i'm now the hero. i was terrified. >> every
KRON
Aug 20, 2013 11:00pm PDT
-year-old michael brandon hill, authorities say hill slipped into the school with an ak47 and several other weapons and he barricaded himself in the school's front office and fired at police officers as they arrived. he surrenders after the police returned. no one was injured and hill is in custody tonight and he faces several charges and still no clear motives identified in this incident. more news coming up after the break. ♪ [ male announcer ] when the a.c. goes out in a heat wave, it's nuccio heating and air conditioning that comes to the rescue. at&t helped nuccio put a complete mobile solution to work. mobile routing to send the closest technician and mobile payments to invoice on the spot. where do you want to take your business? call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ popular beaches is closed after a shark scare, a shark was spotted close to where a whale wash ashored yesterday. >> reporter: the beach has been closed out here for the past five days. all because of what life guards say is lurking out here in the water. ever
KRON
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
the suspected gunman that opened fire in georgia. michael brandon hill had a couple of weapons including an ak-47. and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. he barricaded himself in the front office. a new 911 shot captured the gunshots. >> he just went outside and started shooting. >> can you get somewhere safe? >> yeah, i got to go. he will see me. >> remarkably, no one was hurt. hill eventually surrendered after exchanging gunfire with authorities. he told one of the hostages he prepared to die. the 20-year-old is in jail facing multiple charges. >>> we are still dealing with the threat of thunderstorms. our normal summer pattern will resume with temperatures in the 80s and 90s . friday will be the warmest day. we are going to see very little fog friday morning. let's talk a little bit about the thunderstorm activity. lightning strikes off the northern california coastline. one of the strikes getting a little close to the north bay. we have an area of pressure moving so slowly to to the north. you can see the thunderstorms moving offshore, the thunderstorms in the sierra still at this hour. th
FOX
Aug 21, 2013 4:30am PDT
brandon hill slip into the school yesterday and held one staff member cap at this time. they say that he got into a shootout with the police before he surrendered. and children and teachers were evacuated and the police made an arrest and no one hurt. >>> san jose police are reviving a student that keeps students in school. police finds and picks up students. this one student said he just doesn't like school. >> reporter: aren't you supposed to be in school? >> yes. >> reporter: why are you not there? >> it boring. >> that student later told us after his experience at the tabs program, he'll return to school. may of the daytime break-ins are students that should be in school. >>> right now 4:48. we want to check in with sal for a complete look at traffic. >>> good morning once again. we're doing well in the bay area. we're looking at mostly clear conditions on the roads as we two to 80 westbound and this is down to the mccar thursday. no major problems here and -- mccarthur. and the traffic is moving along pretty well getting into the city. from hayward to fremont, 880 southbound, that i
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 5:00am EDT
: police say a 20-year-old michael brandon hill carrying an ak-47 and other weapons slipped past a buzzer security system and into the school by following someone who was authorized to be there. >> he didn't get any further than the front office. he barricaded himself with a couple office employees. >> reporter: as police arrived, the gunman left the office firing at least half a dozen rounds at responding officers. >> the officers were able to return fire. when they saw him in -- alone. >> reporter: when police fired back, the suspect dropped to the ground and surrendered. >> my husband called and said, hey, the baby is -- there's a gunman at his school. and i'm like, what? >> reporter: hundreds of parents scrambled to a nearby walmart parking lot waiting for hours to be reunited with their children. >> we are so blessed and pleased that all of our children are safe, all of our employees are safe. >> reporter: safe and back in the arms of loved ones, kurt gregory, nbc news. >>> vice president joe biden's son remains at a hospital after undergoing testing on tuesday. beau experienced weak
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 10:00pm PDT
identified as michael brandon hill. police say he's 20 years of age. he's now being charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. they continue to interview him. as far as a motive, police aren't saying why he decided to do this, but we do know from talking to local television station, when this man went into the office and took a couple of office workers hostage, he had them call a television station and relay a message to them that he was not afraid to die, and that he wanted the television station to come out and take pictures while he was killing police officers. now, fortunately that didn't happen. this man, michael brandon hill, did fire half dozen shots at officers, they did return fire but then he gave himself up. so no bloodshed here. he never made any of the shots fired at any of the staff and luckily none of the children. but still very scary times at this school, as this gunfire was being exchanged. >> so he had an ak-47. there were reports of potential explosives in his car. did they find anything else
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
. 20-year-old michael brandon hill is in custody this morning. witnesses say the shooter told them he wasn't afraid to die. remarkably no one was injured in the shooting but as cnn's david mattingly telling us hundreds of students had the scare of their lives. >> reporter: hundreds of kids ages 4 to 10, running for safety as gunfire erupts inside the school. inside, the gunman tells them to call a tv station. >> i never discovered anything like this. he wanted to us start filming as police died. >> reporter: the gunman fired half a dozen times. officers returned fire when one office worker convinced him to surrender. >> i held him the whole time. because he actually wanted to go out and start shooting again. i just started telling him my life story. asked him to put the weapons down. >> reporter: police searched the suspect's car for explosives. children had to be escorted away from the school as a precaution before being reunited with their anxious parents. parents claim about a lack of communication. most say they heard about it on local news. >> they said they put the school on loc
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of ammunition. michael brandon hill was ready to shoot. here is how it unfolded. >> yes, ma'am, i'm in a school, and the gentleman said hold the police officers, because he is going to start shooting. so tell them to back off. >> and where are you? >> i'm inside, oh, he just went outside and started shooting. where can i run? >> can you get somewhere safe? >> yeah, i got to go. yeah, he is going to see me, call me back -- oh, hold on. >> put the phone down. >> as i said, hill was ready to kill until he met antoinette tuff. god was looking down on that school that day, because ms. tuff was exactly the right person to cross paths with michael brandon hill. >> he said he don't care if he dies, he don't have nothing to live for. he says he is not mentally stable. i can help you, you want me to talk to them and try to -- okay, well, let me talk to them and let's see if you can work it out so that you don't have to go away for a long time. no, it does matter. i can let them know that you are not trying to harm me or doing anything with me. but that doesn't make any difference, you didn't hit anybody.
KRON
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
: >> reporter:pam police say the shooting suspect.20- year-old michael brandon hill.had hostages.and starting shooting at police when they approached the school. >> reporter:officers returned fire.but amazingly, no one was hurt. dramatic video here, you can see panicked students running from the school. they were loaded onto school busses. police say the suspect was armed with an ak-47 and a number of other weapons. gun-man reportedly barricaded himself in the front office and was holding employees hostage before that shootout with police that ended with michael brandon hill surrendering. >> reporter:for parents gathered at a local shopping center, terrifying. >> i just want to reassure that everyone is ok everyone is ok. >> we were lucky that everyone that no one was killed in the school because it had the makings of being a very bad situation >> reporter: same that he wanted camera crews to film him as he shot a police officer spirit has had to show id to get their children occurred is un clear that if he has any connection to the school. >> reporter:lori savage second week of school, i alw
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:00am EDT
held the officec staff captive.ve. 20-year-old michael brandon hill an assault rifle and several weapons. he fired six shots at officersfc who responded to the scene. sce possible explosives found inside the car he had driven to the school. the secretary managed to talk to the gunman in putting his weapons down and surrendering. he said he was sorry and told police he was off his meds. frightened parents who rushed to get to the kids were turned away. >> we don't know anything.anyt they kept saying turn around,d, turn around. i got out the car and tried to walk. once they told us the kids are okay. good to wal-mart. we can get the kids here.re. it's a tragic situation but we're so blessed and pleasedleas that all of our children are safe, all employees are safe. >> students stayed in the safe area behind the building until police felt it was okay to loadl them on buses to be reunit r nighted with the faves. >> the suspect never made it past the front office. they have security, a buzzer entry and a camera. c coming up at 5:30 we'll talk about how the new school year brings securi
NBC
Aug 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
-to-face with the shooter michael brandon hill. within minutes hill telling tuff he should have gone to the mental hospital instead of doing this, being shooting at the school. then he asked tuff to get on the intercom and tell the kids he's sore richlt she talked to the gunman trying to keep him cool and calm. >> it's going to be all right, sweetheart. i just want you to know that i love you, though. okay. and i'm proud of you. that's a good thing that you've given up. we all go through something in life. >> she stayed on the 911 call for nearly 30 minutes and did a phenomenal job keeping the situation under control. finally convincing hill to lay his weapon down and surrender to police. fortunately nobody was injured. >>> 4:51. oakland police are calling it an old crime with a new twist. this morning the department is warning everyone in the bay area to be on the lookout for fake utility workers. richard cameron and allan carden says a man dressed as a pg&e worker came to their home in the upscale crocker highlands neighborhood. the man said he was there to check the easement in the back yard for a neigh
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 2:35am EDT
. the suspect is 20-year-old michael brandon hill seen here in this chilling new photo. police say he showed up ready to kill. >> the weapon has been recovered. we do have it. it is an ak-47 type assault rifle. he had approximately 500 rounds of ammo and couple magazines. >> reporter: hill has a history of mental health issues and troubled past a rested earlier this year for alleged terrorist threats and acts. his brother says it was only a matter of time before he went off. >> i had a feeling he was going to eventually one day do something stupid. but not this magnitude. >> reporter: police say the suspect has given them a statement. but they say they can't release it. hill was facing a number of charges including making terrorist threats and aggravated assault on a police officer. diana, john. >> thank you. really incredible. we talked about this earlier, she yesterday from everything we w in her interviews we just, this woman is magnificent. unbelievable. >> calm, cool, calm collected. >> an angel. after hearing the 911 tapes even more profoundly affected by how amazing she is. >> at the end
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
surrendered. no one was hurt. the suspect is a 20-year-old michael brandon hill, police say he showed up ready to kill. >> the weapons have been recovered we do have it. it's an ak 47-type assault rifle. he had 500 rounds of ammo with him. >> hill has a history of mental health issued and a trouble past arrested this year for alleged terror threats and acts. his brother says it was only a matter of time before he went off. >> i had a feeling he was going to one day do something stupid but not this magnitude. >> police say the suspect has given a statement but they say they can't release it, he is facing a number of charges including terrorist threats anding availted assault on a police officer. >> today people are praising that woman, two officers helped secure the school. her ability to keep the gunman calm impressed many people, she did it by being able to make an emotional connection. >> i told him i loved him it and was going to be okay. we're going to get out safely z then, i told him that if he surrendered i would stay with him until they came. >> she says she remained calm by praying th
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 1:40am PDT
she was. antoinette tuff confronted michael brandon hill as he brandished an ak-47 in the front office. called 911 stayed on the line and followed hill's orders and now we are hearing how deftly she reasoned with him. >> it's going to be all right, sweetie. i just want you to know that i love you, though, okay? and i'm proud of you. that's a good thing. we all go through something in life. >> hill had taken the gun from a friend's home carrying 500 round of ammunition. his family says he has a history of psychiatric issues and police told them he was off his medication. he told that to antoinette in the room together. >> the things she said trying to reach on a human level. calling him sweetheart the saying she loved him. she saved the day. just amazing. >> she did. >> to think he went outside firing shots at cops. she called him back in. >> yes. i mean. she put herself above everything. >> the she is the one that talked him into putting his guns down. talked him into getting down on the floor. during that 911 call, you can hear how she is talking to him. he says tell the cops to come
ABC
Aug 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
't have those details. >> reporter: police are identifying the gunman as 20-year-old michael brandon hill. they say he entered the front office armed with an ak-47 and other weapons. they called a local fill yent to send police a message. >> i thought perhaps it was a prank. >> reporter: the tv station says he wanted a news crew to come to the school to record people dying. when police arrived, he fired at officers and they fired back. a glass window at the school entrance shattered but no one was hurt and the shooter surrendered without incident. tonight he's in custody. for the parents who scrambled to a walmart parking lot nearby, it's chaos. >> it's a feeling you can't describe. unless you have kids, you can't describe it. it don't make sense. it just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: they didn't know where to go or what to do. police divided them by grades, families of third graders here, fifth graders there. everyone here talked about the school shootings up north. newtown, connecticut was suddenly not so far away. when the buses arrived with the children, the parents cheered. the ch
ABC
Aug 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: today police told us 20-year-old michael brandon hill was carrying an ak-47 that he took from a friend's home. his family explains he has a history of psychiatric issues and police say he told them he was off his meds. she's an everyday person who did something extraordinary. it makes you recognize how school workers can so easily set aside their own issues to deal with everyone else's. diane? >> she did teach us so much. thank you, steve. >> by the way, antoinette told me last night that her pastor showed her how to stay calm and pray on the inside in the midst of chaos, and so she did. >>> and now we head overseas because there are new images posing a challenge to america's leadership around the world. did the syrian government use chemical weapons against its own people, women and children? is there new evidence? we warn you the images can be disturbing, as abc's chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz, tonight searches for the truth. >> reporter: the pictures are gut wrenching, the rebels fighting the regime say these are mothers, fathers, children killed while
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 4:00am PDT
incident. because of her heroics, no one was hurt. the suspect is 20-year-old michael brandon hill, seen here in this chilling new photo. police say he showed up ready to kill. >> the weapon has been recovered. we do have it. it is an ak-47 type assault rifle. he had approximately 500 rounds of ammo with him and a couple magazines. >> reporter: hill has a history of mental health issues and a troubled past. he was arrested earlier this year for alleged terrorist threats and acts. his brother says it was only a matter of time before he went off. >> i had a feeling he was going to eventually one day do something stupid. but not this magnitude. >> reporter: police say the suspect has given them a statement. but they say they can't release it. hill is facing a number of charges, including making terrorists threats and aggravated assault on a police officer. diana? john? >> tahman, thank you. >>> let's get another look at former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez during a court appearance. hernandez, being held without bail. he's charged with the murder of a former acquaintance. p
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 4:00am PDT
brandon hill snuck into the school with an assault rifle and ordered a secretary to call an atlanta tv station. station employee lacy lecor answered the call. >> the front desk called ahead to say i'm transferring someone and she says she's in a school office with a gunman. i asked her what he wanted and she said he wanted us to start filming as police die. >> reporter: authorities say hill fired several shots at police outside. >> and when officers had a clear shot, they returned fire. fortunately, no one was injured. >> reporter: hill eventually surrendered and was taken into custody. the kids were bussed to a nearby shopping center and reunited with their parents. >> at the end of the day, that's all you want to do. all you want is your child to come home safe, so they're all home safe. >> reporter: authorities found the suspect's car in the school parking lot and searched it. they also went through his home located just blocks away. tarika duncan, cbs news. >>> now to oklahoma, where the killing murder of a visiting australian baseball player has stunned a close-knit community. pro
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 4:30am PDT
security and got into an elementary school campus. authorities say 20-year-old michael brandon hill had several weapons yesterday including an assault rifle. they say hill briefly held one or two staff members captive. about 800 students were safely evacuated from the decatur campus. >> i was in shock. i was scared with fear. i didn't know what was going on. my baby probably went into shock because he is not used to stuff like this. >> investigators say hill fired at police as they swarmed the campus and some officers returned fire but hill eventually surrendered. no one was injured. there's still no word on the motive or connection between hill and the school. >>> that all-time high for the dow from the start of august, nothing but a memory. five straight losing sessions. nasdaq ended yesterday up 24 so good news there. expectations for j.c. penney 2nd quarter was not good but its performance was even worse. the troubled retailer posted a loss of $586 million or 266 a share more than double the loss analysts were expecting. it's the ninth straight quarter j.c. penney sales have gone do
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 2:30am PDT
-old michael brandon hill is accused of firing at least half a dozen shots with an ak-47. police believe hill entered the school by slipping behind someone who had access to the building's locked doors. he also reportedly made a school employee call a local television station demanding a crew to, quote, start filming as police die. the school hasn't an enrollment of over 800 students from pre-k to fifth grade. thankfully no injuries were reported. the suspect faces several charges including aggravated as suggest, making terrorist threats, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. now, obviously a lot of pretty disturbing news today. if that one didn't disit turn you, this one most certainly will. three teens have been accused of killing an australian man attending ap-oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship. their motive, the teens were reportedly bored. and decided to kill someone for the fun of it. oklahoma police chief danny ford said, quote, as was stated by the 17-year-old, we were bored, we had nothing to do, we decided to kill somebody. chance city lieu in a, james edwards ar
KRON
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
no one was injured. dekalb county police say the suspect, identified as michael brandon hill, held one or two staff members in the front office captive. as officers swarmed the campus outside, hill shot at them at least half a dozen times with an assault rifle and they returned fire. hill then surrendered and faces several charges. an elementary school bookkeeper says she worked to convince hill to put down his weapons. antoinette tuff said that hill told her he was sorry, but that he was willing to die. >> two teenage boys have been charged with first degree murder in the random killing of an australian college baseball player. a third boy has been charged as an accessory. police say the three teens in oklahoma decided to kill somebody because they were bored. 15-year-old james edwards, junior, and 16-year-old chancey luna now face first-degree murder charges. michael jones is being charged as an accessory after the fact. their target was 23-year-old christopher lane from australia. he was on scholarship to play baseball at east central university. family and friends describe lane as
KRON
Aug 21, 2013 8:00pm PDT
at an elementary school in georgia. police say michael brandon hill had a number of weapons on him, including an a-k-47.and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. when he barricaded himself inside the school's front office. new tonight at 8-- a new 9- 1-1 call that captures the sound of shots being fired. >> can you get somewhere safe?".put the phone down. " >> pam: no one was hurt. >> pam: hill eventually surrendered after exchanging gunfire with authorities. he was prepared to die. facing multiple charges. >> reporter: will and rod you will see this old see the patient lies more coming up >> pam: + this is one welcome to school speech like you've never seen before. >> jacqueline: we're still going with a low pressure area off the coastline. we could get some activity baltimore about that coming up. at farmers we make you smarter about insurance, because what you dont know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that it's smart to replace washing-machine hoses every five years? what if you didn't know that you might need extra coverage for more expensive items? and what if you didn't know that teen drive
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 4:30am EDT
fire. police say michael brandon hill entered ronald e. mcnair discovery learning academy armed with an ak-47 rifle and about 500 rounds of ammunition. he fired at least one shot inside the school and one outside -- and went outside to exchange gunfire with approaching police officers. that's when the bookkeeper there, antoinette tuff called 91 now listen closely. you can hear gunshots in the background. >> stay on the line with me now. where are you? >> i'm in the front office. oh, he just went outside and started shooting. >> can you get somewhere safe? >> yeah. i gotta go. he don't see me. >> put the phone down. >> when hill reentered the school, he didn't get any further than the front office and that's because tuff actually managed to talk him into surrendering. luckily no one was hurt in that shooting and hill is now in custody facing a handful of charges. >>> in other news, u.p.s. is cutting 15,000 workers' spouses from an insurance rolls, citing the president's new healthcare for the decision. in a memo to employees, u.p.s. says it will discontinue coverage of husbands
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
in their school. inside 20-year-old michael brandon hill armed with what police say was an ak-47 and a number of other weapons takes office workers hostage and tells them to call a tv station with a chilling message. >> i never experienced anything like this. he wanted us to start filming as police die. >> reporter: the gunman fired at police, maybe a half dozen times. officers returned fire. when one worker convinced him to surrender. >> he wanted to go outside and start shooting, again. i just telling him my life story and what was going on with me. i asked him to put all his weapons down and i told police he was giving himself up. >> reporter: police searched the suspect's car for explosives and children had to be escorted to buses away from the school before being reunite would their anxious parents. hill faces charges including aggravated assault on a police officer, terroristic threats and a possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. parents complain about a lack of communication, most say they heard about it on local news. >> after they put the school on lockdown and they secured th
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